THIS WEEKEND: Winter Celebrations, Unique LA Shopping, Giving Back, Auto Fun and Theater for the Holidays

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Snow in Studio City this Sunday.  Photo: Courtesy Studio City Residents Association

BY KAREN YOUNG TONIGHT! FRIDAY Downtown Burbank Holiday Cheer:   Downtown Burbank kicks off a month-long celebration filled with free seasonal events from December 1 through January 1, 2013. It all begins with the Mayor's Tree Lighting … [Read more...]

Come Aboard the Green Vanity for Work or Play

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Green Vanity is available

BY KAREN YOUNG What’s green, perfect for parties or  production work, decked out for beauty and relaxation, customizable, just a little bit retro, available to rent three ways, and gives back to community? It’s  Green Vanity — a … [Read more...]

Fashion’s Night Out: Woodland Hills, Sherman Oaks and Studio City Joins Los Angeles to Take Part in a Global Celebration

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BY KAREN YOUNG Westfield Topanga  and Wesfield Sherman Oaks  are the the top spots in the 818 for  Fashion’s Night Out  (FNO) on Thursday, September  6,  along with select stores in Studio City. The San Fernando Valley joins  Los … [Read more...]

Fashion & Beauty Finds: Use “Goe Oil” and You’ll Never Go Back

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Editor's Note: We're thrilled to have stylist Allison Rae Marsh back again to give us the latest and greatest scoop about her special "finds" in fashion and beauty.  BY ALLISON RAE MARSH Goe Oil is my favorite new cream/oil and truly the best … [Read more...]

Blow Drys and Cocktails — Dry Bar opens in Studio City

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BY KAREN YOUNG Calling all girlfriends (and others who need gift and party ideas) — it’s blow drys and cocktails at the new Dry Bar in Studio City opening Thursday, September 23. This is the second location for this innovative “blow dry” … [Read more...]

The Beauty Box: Luxury products and personal service for men, women and children

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BY KAREN YOUNG Want Lady Gaga’s nail color? Niche beauty products you can’t find in the 818, or some not even in Los Angeles for that matter? How about a good supply of products for men and children? And don’t your brows and eyelashes need … [Read more...]

New! dtox Day Spa: A Ventura Boulevard Stay-cation

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BY KAREN YOUNG How often have you said that you need a getaway but can’t take the time or spend the money? Feeling stressed, you might go for a massage at any one of the quick fix cookie cutter facilities that seem to pop up on every other block. … [Read more...]

Vinita’s Beauty and Threading Studio brings an ancient art into the mainstream

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BY CHERYL BECKER LEFF I was first exposed to ‘Threading’ about 15 years ago when living in Florida. After many years of facial waxing, I had recently begun to break out in a rash after my waxing treatments. That’s when I met my salon’s new … [Read more...]

Space.NK Apothecary rocks the world of beauty, skin care and fragrance at Bloomingdales

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Eve Lom is a multi-tasking cleanser

BY KAREN YOUNG There’s a myriad of reasons why Bloomingdales is not your ordinary department store.  The affectionately iconic Bloomies and the Big Brown Bag have a certain cache where personal service, innovative lines, and choice events are … [Read more...]

Fashion & Beauty: Sleek, sunkissed hair with Dani Hernandez

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BY ALLISON RAE MARSH In a town full of hairstylists whose dramatic personalities often over-shadow their own work, Dani Hernandez of the Byron and Tracey Salon in Beverly Hills, has mastered his craft as a premiere hair colorist and a trained … [Read more...]